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Forum: S.P.A.M.
Oct 16, 19, 9:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 13,533
Posted By MisterSelfish

Used DAS02135's: Please use mine:...

Used DAS02135's:

Please use mine: http://usejewel.com/z/LWRgOVjb
Feb 26, 18, 1:26 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 24,214
Posted By MisterSelfish

Not anything noticeable, though we chalked up...

Not anything noticeable, though we chalked up initial tiredness to jetlag/elevation changes. The pollution was less noticeable in parks, so it felt like it was more due to car emissions. It was a lot...
Feb 4, 18, 4:07 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 24,214
Posted By MisterSelfish

Awesome family hotel

Just got back from a 5 night trip I booked with points as an Explorist with my wife and two kids and was really, really impressed by the hotel. While the Hyatt Regency seems to primarily cater to...
Oct 22, 17, 11:14 am
Replies: 87
Views: 24,214
Posted By MisterSelfish

Thanks for weighing in! Now just to figure out...

Thanks for weighing in! Now just to figure out whether all of the kid friendly attractions are ok. After spending 2 weeks inside thanks to insane smoke and fire in the Bay Area I found out just how...
Oct 18, 17, 3:31 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 24,214
Posted By MisterSelfish

MC Earthquake damage?

Booked a suite 5 months ago for 4 nights in February for a trip with the wife and our two young kids (< 6 months, 3 year old) in February.

To anyone who has traveled to this property recently, did...
Jan 14, 17, 3:46 pm
Replies: 2,850
Views: 1,959,623
Posted By MisterSelfish

Yeah, I may have gone a little too all in too...

Yeah, I may have gone a little too all in too quickly. :rolleyes:

As of 1/14 still no credits. Going to give it a few more weeks then try again if it doesn't post in the 2 - 4 week time frame.
Jan 11, 17, 9:18 pm
Replies: 2,850
Views: 1,959,623
Posted By MisterSelfish

PRG, 2x Plat (me + wife) Jan 5 - switched...

PRG, 2x Plat (me + wife)

Jan 5 - switched all 3 cards from UA to WN
Jan 5 - 20 - 30 min later, purchase 5 $100 GC across all 3 cards
Jan 11 - still no credits
Forum: Japan
Aug 28, 16, 4:09 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By MisterSelfish

My folks are flying in for the holidays. Somehow...

My folks are flying in for the holidays. Somehow I managed to sweet talk them into staying at our place and watching my daughter for a week. It may or may not have involved wine last Thanksgiving. It...
Forum: Japan
Aug 28, 16, 4:06 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By MisterSelfish

I've gone up to the NY Bar several times, but...

I've gone up to the NY Bar several times, but never the grille. Unfortunately, we'll be staying at the PHT earlier in the trip and will be at the Andaz for the latter half.

Have you had a chance...
Forum: Japan
Aug 28, 16, 3:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By MisterSelfish

4800 yen seems a little pricey, but Iberico Pork...

4800 yen seems a little pricey, but Iberico Pork is pretty excellent. Given that it would cost at least $15 USD for regular chicken katsu with tax & tip in SF, 4800 doesn't seem like that much of a...
Forum: Japan
Aug 28, 16, 2:19 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By MisterSelfish

Thanks, I can always eat tonkatsu. The last time...

Thanks, I can always eat tonkatsu. The last time we were in Kyoto we ended up dining at Katsukura, so I was excited to see they had a branch in Shinjuku. Might have to do a side by side comparison...
Forum: Japan
Aug 28, 16, 2:18 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By MisterSelfish

Ha - yeah my wife and I are the same way. For...

Ha - yeah my wife and I are the same way. For some reason squatting over a meal in an alleyway seems preferable to eating at a 3* joint. We did a 13 course meal once at Astrid y Gaston in Lima and I...
Forum: Japan
Aug 28, 16, 2:12 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By MisterSelfish

Looking for something between 4000 - 10,000 yen...

Looking for something between 4000 - 10,000 yen per person, though we're willing to go higher for one or two meals. Anything over 20,000 per person would be a huge stretch.

We tend to go...
Forum: Japan
Aug 27, 16, 9:30 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By MisterSelfish

Mid-to-High end Tokyo Food recs

Hi everyone,

Apologies if this has been asked before (I did a quick search but mostly saw first time food recommendations), but what do people recommend for mid to high end Japanese restaurants in...
Mar 23, 16, 10:51 am
Replies: 466
Views: 119,988
Posted By MisterSelfish

She is 14 months at this point, so we haven't...

She is 14 months at this point, so we haven't really exposed her to much beyond Skype and viewing videos of herself on the phone. At 2 years and 2 months I'm hoping a cartoon can hold her interest. ...
Mar 22, 16, 9:21 pm
Replies: 466
Views: 119,988
Posted By MisterSelfish

Ha ha, and I here I was just reading a poor...

Ha ha, and I here I was just reading a poor review of BA from VFTW. Makes sense that it would work well for a family traveling in J!

From what everyone has suggested here I think we'll give J a...
Mar 21, 16, 4:19 pm
Replies: 466
Views: 119,988
Posted By MisterSelfish

Hmm - makes sense. I suppose the only issue in J...

Hmm - makes sense. I suppose the only issue in J is whether or not we're too far away to watch her while she's awake. Do most children at that age just want to be on your lap or immediately next to...
Mar 21, 16, 11:21 am
Replies: 466
Views: 119,988
Posted By MisterSelfish

Traveling with 2 year old from SFO-ICN, econ or F?

Mrs. Selfish and I are debating whether or not to take our 2-year old in econ or J on an SFO-ICN flight next year. Our (now) 1 year old has taken 13 flights at this point, though only one long haul...
Forum: Japan
Dec 13, 15, 10:08 am
Replies: 32
Views: 7,041
Posted By MisterSelfish

Thanks to everyone for the awesome suggestions....

Thanks to everyone for the awesome suggestions. This will be our first international trip away from our baby (who will be close to 2 years old by that point) so the goal is to just go somewhere and...
Forum: Japan
Dec 8, 15, 10:42 am
Replies: 32
Views: 7,041
Posted By MisterSelfish

@jxjan Thanks, these look amazing. I would...

@jxjan

Thanks, these look amazing. I would love to go back to Kyushu, but might be a little hard convincing the Mrs. to do two more flights on this trip. Another time perhaps.

Now to start...
Forum: Japan
Dec 6, 15, 10:59 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,164
Posted By MisterSelfish

I've read a number of reviews on the Andaz and a...

I've read a number of reviews on the Andaz and a few side by side (I think OMAAT went there recently?). Mostly curious about your perspective and hailstorm's since you both seem to have spent a...
Forum: Japan
Dec 6, 15, 9:59 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,164
Posted By MisterSelfish

Having only stayed at the PHT and Conrad (both of...

Having only stayed at the PHT and Conrad (both of which are excellent in their own right) what do you all enjoy about the Andaz?

The wife and I are going to Tokyo next December and I've been...
Forum: Japan
Dec 6, 15, 9:50 am
Replies: 32
Views: 7,041
Posted By MisterSelfish

Sorry for not being specific - I was talking...

Sorry for not being specific - I was talking about Jigokudani, which seems like a doable 2 night trip from Tokyo.

I was originally hoping to combine Jigokudani with a nice onsen town or ryokan...
Forum: Japan
Dec 5, 15, 9:13 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 7,041
Posted By MisterSelfish

I was looking at somewhere on the Izu or Manza...

I was looking at somewhere on the Izu or Manza after browsing Japan-Guide, but ski season is kind of a deterrent, as you mentioned - looks like I'll have to research Izu further. Kinosaki looked nice...
Forum: Japan
Dec 5, 15, 3:04 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 7,041
Posted By MisterSelfish

Any other onsen towns like Kurokawa Onsen?

Mrs. Selfish and I are planning a quick trip to Japan next winter (Dec 2016). Since we can only spend 5 nights in Japan I was planning on 3 nights in Tokyo to time adjust followed by 2 nights in an...
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